Share & share alike

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  • 1. Share & Share Alike:How Texas Libraries (Big & Small) CanMake Resource Sharing More Effective Nora Dethloff, University of HoustonRyan Litsey, Texas Tech University

2. ILL as small task; one person 10 15 requests per week Knew patrons REALLY well Knew requests by patron name Knew where every request was Speed was not a major focus 3. 4.5 FTE, 10 student assistants 1200 requests per week Refer to requests by numbers (TN or ILL) When all goes right, I dont see the request at all 4. 7.5 FTE, 14 student assistants 1400 requests per week Refer to requests by numbers (TN or ILL) When all goes right, I dont see the request at all 5. Itsall abouttheTAT (Turn Around Time)Image: flickr.com/photos/jesssseeee/4829566733/ 6. There are a lot of usImage: flickr.com/photos/dsuniaga/4980023445/Were very process-orientedWe streamline / automate whatever we canWe think everyone is like us Sorry!Use the systems to your advantage:- Unit email is better than a personal email (phone too!)- Online request form is better than an ALA request- Check the OCLC Policies Directory or our Lending web pages 7. I speak ILLish MobyOCLC Dick?1187121 ! OCLC Accession #s ILL Numbers Transaction Numbers OCLC Symbols (TXH)(TN) 8. Getting to know you... Up-to-date policies directory Complete constant data Email Web pages 9. And now The Technical Part 10. Technology can help us 11. There are several technologies that can help large andsmall libraries work together Odyssey standalone OCLC article Exchange Worldcat.org ILLiad Lending WebPages 12. Odyssey standalone Odyssey standalone is a free version of thedocument delivery software used by ILLiadlibraries This helps you both send and receive ILL requestsin a format familiar to academic libraries More info can be found here: http://www.atlas-sys.com/odyssey/ http://workflowtoolkit.wordpress.com/odyssey-standalone/ 13. OCLC article exchange is a web based file dropservice that comes with your subscription toOCLC Using article exchange can allow you to easilydeliver files to a central server It will also generate an email that can be sent tothe lending library with secure log in information More info can be found here: http://www.oclc.org/resourcesharing/features/article exchange/default.htm 14. Larger libraries are looking for easilyidentifiable information to process requests inbulk Worldcat.org can provide some of those keydetails The first is the OCLC number 15. Most large academic Lending WebPageslibraries use ILLiad The use of ILLiad meansyou do not have to fill outan ARL form These schools have specificrequest pages for outsiderequests, they are calledthe lending WebPages You can access these pagesby contacting the lendinglibrary 16. Technologies that are difficult forlarge libraries to handle Faxed requests ALA forms Ariel requests 17. Whats your story? ndethloff@uh.edu ryan.litsey@ttu.edu 18. Thank you!

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